Institute of Earth Sciences

Faculty of Geosciences and Environment

Institute of Earth Sciences (ISTE)
Quartier UNIL-Mouline
Bâtiment Géopolis
CH-1015 Lausanne
Téléphone : 021 692 43 00

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Research at the Institute of Earth Sciences (ISTE) focuses on the natural processes at work within our planet, as well as on the associated environmental issues. Geohazards, genesis of mountain ranges, ocean evolution or deep Earth geochemistry and geodynamics: through an interdisciplinary approach involving field work and cutting-edge analytical techniques, ISTE researchers and students are seeking to unlock the mysteries of an everchanging planet.

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Unicentre - CH-1015 Lausanne
Tél. +41 21 692 11 11
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